TIME's Lev Grossman calls Adam Sternbergh's Shovel Ready, a hard-boiled mystery set in a dystopian future New York City, "the best of two dark, amoral, existentially empty worlds!"
Stephen Colbert will star in a Super Bowl ad for Wonderful Pistachios, joining a storied list of spokespeople including Psy and Snooki.
North Carolina politician David Waddell stepped down from a local council--and tendered his resignation letter in Klingon.
When asked about the virtual companion in Her, Apple's Siri throws shade: "Her portrayal of an intelligent agent is beyond artificial."
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